Independent Living Skills Program (ILSP) - NYC
YAI's Independent Living Skills Program (ILSP) is a series of 12-week group sessions, providing the opportunity for adults, 18 or older, to learn and develop skills in a group setting. Sessions focus on judgment, decision making, risk-taking, recognizing strengths, problem-solving, self-esteem, and self-advocacy. Weekly topics include money management, community safety, self-care, friendships, and relationships.
The course runs once a week in the late afternoon to the early evening for two an a half hours, a light snack is provided as well as half fare travel reimbursement. The course covers topics such as:
- nutrition & kitchen safety
- decision making
- problem solving
- community & internet safety
- stress management
- and other topics to help participants make strides towards independence
Registration is required by submitting the application form, including supporting documentation (see application for more details).
Travel reimbursement is available weekly